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11 of the world's top food museums

11 of the world's top food museums

From kimchi to mustard, chocolate to potatoes, these food shrines offer insight into local delicacies. In some cases maybe a bit too much
Most popular world wonders ranked

Most popular world wonders ranked

More than 8 billion people travel to national parks and reserves every year. A new study lists the most-visited ones
South Korea's Namhansanseong: Fortress, city, treasure

South Korea's Namhansanseong: Fortress, city, treasure

This unique mountaintop fortress has more than 1,300 years of history
South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park, North says 'no thanks'

South Korea pushes for DMZ eco park, North says 'no thanks'

Seoul hopes to recruit outside help to persuade its northern neighbor to open a joint park in the famed demilitarized zone, now home to a thriving natural habitat
11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

11 hotels opening in 2015 we can't wait to check into

These fabulous new properties will make you want to rethink your upcoming holiday plans
Gallery: 40 most beautiful places in South Korea

Gallery: 40 most beautiful places in South Korea

Here are the places where travel photographers fall in love, then go back to again and again
15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
Gallery: Interview with a mermaid

Gallery: Interview with a mermaid

At Korea's largest aquarium, a group of former national synchronized swimmers perform alongside sharks, stingrays and sea turtles
Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

Lantern festival gallery: 35,000 lights, millions of people

People queue for hours for a view of downtown Seoul's dazzling display
Gallery: Suitman, the world's best-dressed traveler

Gallery: Suitman, the world's best-dressed traveler

The Korean-American artist wears a suit wherever he goes ... now he's being recognized for more than just snappy dress